Measures of Multimorbidity Identified

Diagnosis Based MeasuresMedication Based Measures
Adjusted Clinical Groups (ACG) System version25Chronic Disease Score (CDS)/Rx-Risk1517
Charlson index18Simple count of drug types prescribed43
Cumulative Index Illness Rating Scale (CIRS)26,27Morbidity Drug Burden Index (MDBI)44,45
Disease countNursing home multimorbidity matrix46
Duke Severity of Illness Checklist (DUSOI )28
Elixhauser index31
Functional Comorbidity Index (FCI)3234
Geriatric Index of Comorbidity (GIC)35
Hierarchical Coexisting Conditions (HCCs)36
Index of Co-Existent Disease (ICED)37
Seattle Index of Comorbidity (SIC)38,39
Self-Administered Comorbidity Questionnaire (SCQ)40
Disease Burden (Bayliss)41,42
  • Note: Only key references given in this table.